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The Best Los Angeles Lakers Point Guards of All Time

Updated April 16, 2020 5.1k votes 856 voters 20.2k views35 items

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Big fan of Los Angeles basketball? Then check out this list of Los Angeles Lakers point guards with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every point guard from throughout Los Angeles Lakers history, including current point guards and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA point guards of all time, the best Lakers PGs include Magic Johnson, Jerry West, Derek Fisher, and Nick Van Exel.

Who are the best point guards in Los Angeles Lakers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Los Angeles Lakers point guard.

 

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    Lakers career: 1996, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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    Lakers career: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

    More Jerry West 

    #12 of 78 The All Time Greatest NBA Coaches#5 of 25 The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s

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    Lakers career: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

    More Gail Goodrich 

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    Lakers career:  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

    More Derek Fisher 

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    Lakers career: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

    More Nick Van Exel 

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    Norm Nixon

    Lakers career: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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    Lakers career: 2004, 2003

    More Gary Payton 

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    Lakers career: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

    More Steve Nash 

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    Lakers career: 2020, 2019, 2018

    More Rajon Rondo 

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    Lakers career: 2001, 2000, 1999

    More Ron Harper 

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    Lakers career: 2015, 2014

    More Jeremy Lin 

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    Lakers career: 2017, 2016, 2015

    More D'Angelo Russell 

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    Lakers career: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

    More Alex Caruso 

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    Lakers career: 2012

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    Rod Hundley

    Lakers career: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

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    Lakers career: 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950

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    Lakers career: 1967, 1966, 1965

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    Lakers career: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 

    More Jordan Clarkson 

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    Lonzo Ball

    Lakers career: 2018, 2017

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    Lakers career: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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    Lakers career: 1999

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    Lakers career: 2020, 2019

    More Avery Bradley 

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    Lakers career: 1961, 1960

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    Lakers career: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

    More Steve Blake 

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