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The Best Los Angeles Lakers Point Guards of All Time

Updated April 16, 2020 5.1k votes 841 voters 19.7k 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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  • Magic Johnson1

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

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  • Jerry West2

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

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    #12 of 76 The All Time Greatest NBA Coaches#5 of 25 The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s

  • Derek Fisher3

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

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    #19 of 107 The Greatest Lakers of All Time#55 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

  • Gail Goodrich4

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

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    #5 of 42 The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time#32 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

  • Nick Van Exel5

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

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  • Steve Nash6

    Lakers career: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

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  • Gary Payton7

    Lakers career: 2004, 2003

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  • Norm Nixon8
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    Lakers career: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

  • Rajon Rondo9

    Lakers career: 2020, 2019, 2018

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  • Ron Harper10

    Lakers career: 2001, 2000, 1999

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    #11 of 73 The Greatest Chicago Bulls of All Time#16 of 32 The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s

  • Jeremy Lin11

    Lakers career: 2015, 2014

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  • D'Angelo Russell12

    Lakers career: 2017, 2016, 2015

  • Alex Caruso13

    Lakers career: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

  • Rod Hundley14
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    Rod Hundley

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

  • Slater Martin15

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

  • Jordan Clarkson16

    Lakers career: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 

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  • Tyronn Lue17
  • Walt Hazzard18

    Lakers career: 1967, 1966, 1965

  • Derek Harper19

    Lakers career: 1999

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  • Lonzo Ball20
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    Lonzo Ball

    Lakers career: 2018, 2017

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  • Sedale Threatt21

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

  • Avery Bradley22

    Lakers career: 2020, 2019

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    #48 of 76 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA#153 of 294 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today

  • Bobby Leonard23

    Lakers career: 1961, 1960

  • Steve Blake24

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

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  • Jim Price25

    Lakers career: 1979, 1975, 1974, 1973