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List of the greatest Lakers of all time, ranked by fans like you. This 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? 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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2,721 718
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

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2
3,064 1,073
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

3
2,306 467
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
2,035 453
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
1,879 363
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
1,651 278
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,175 290
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

8
1,130 272
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

9
771 321
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
833 465
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

11
537 279
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
498 293
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
518 233
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Michael Cooper Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

14
539 336
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

15
379 206
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added A. C. Green Power forward, Center

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16
428 223
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Robert Horry Small forward, Power forward

17
366 269
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
312 222
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Jamaal Wilkes Shooting guard, Small forward

19
314 174
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

20
262 197
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Metta World Peace Small forward

21
291 153
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

22
255 197
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

23
272 259
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Vlade Divac Center

24
271 189
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

25
339 371
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Steve Nash Point guard

26
227 167
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

27
217 309
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

28
161 265
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vern Mikkelsen Small forward, Power forward

29
161 214
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Norm Nixon Point guard

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205 203
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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31
267 619
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

32
217 315
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Nick Young Shooting guard, Small forward

33
214 131
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

34
140 125
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

35
99 45
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Horace Grant Power forward, Center

36
124 65
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Karl Malone Power forward

37
116 85
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

38
104 197
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Happy Hairston Forward

39
100 54
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Jordan Clarkson Guard

40
92 50
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Gary Payton Point guard

41
85 91
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Elden Campbell Center

42
78 55
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ron Harper Point guard, Small forward

43
82 46
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

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80 63
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

45
98 72
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram

46
90 136
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Cedric Ceballos Small forward

47
66 104
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Rudy LaRusso Center

48
68 95
Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Adrian Dantley Shooting guard, Small forward

49
44 90
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Slater Martin

50
32 59
Jim Pollard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jim Pollard Power forward