NBA The Greatest Lakers of All Time  

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List Rules NBA players who have played for the LA Lakers or Minneapolis Lakers..

Check out this list of the greatest Lakers of all time, ranked by fans like you. The list includes players from both the LA Lakers and the Minneapolis Lakers. These are some of the best basketball players in the NBA since the Lakers were first established as a club in 1947. Vote for those players you believe to be the best Lakers to move them up the list. If you don't see your favorites, add them to the bottom - or better yet, rerank them to create a personalized list of your own.

Think Magic Johnson is better than Kobe Bryant? Is Shaq one of the Lakers' greatest players? Though he's nearing the end of his career, will Lebron James go down as one of the greatest Lakers after signing in July 2018? Maybe this list of the best Lakers' players of all time will help us finally make a definitive decision. Whether you've been a fan of the team your whole life, or just enjoy watching top players compete against other super stars, you've probably got some sort of opinion on these famous Lakers players. Vote and make your voice heard!

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1
4,598 1,757
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

2
4,131 1,187
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward

3
3,554 772
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
3,075 729
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
2,768 588
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
2,405 432
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,691 488
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

8
1,644 461
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

9
994 473
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

10
1,149 662
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

11
722 408
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
685 413
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

13
701 315
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

14
742 448
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

15
606 311
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward

16
523 283
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center

17
541 395
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

18
456 298
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward

19
455 237
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center

20
426 313
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward

21
431 220
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

22
549 549
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard

23
384 334
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Center

24
358 273
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

25
386 257
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

26
328 216
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

27
218 58
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

28
301 408
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

29
203 331
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

30
229 276
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Point guard

31
358 838
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

32
197 88
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Power forward, Center

33
240 160
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

34
266 143
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Power forward

35
346 227
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward

36
284 357
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added Point guard

37
219 142
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

38
218 114
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram Small forward

39
293 461
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Shooting guard, Small forward

40
192 99
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Point guard

41
140 89
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Small forward

42
164 246
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Forward

43
157 101
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

44
166 118
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Guard

45
146 83
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

46
147 176
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Small forward

47
122 76
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Shooting Guard

48
130 138
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Center

49
146 51
Phil Jackson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center, Forward-center

50
98 145
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Center