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The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time  

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Big fan of Los Angeles basketball? Then check out this list of Los Angeles Lakers small forwards with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every small forward from throughout Los Angeles Lakers history, including current small forwards and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA small forwards of all time, the best Lakers SFs include Elgin Baylor, James Worthy, Jamaal Wilkes, and Eddie Jones.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current LA Lakers starting SFs and backup SFs are Brandon Ingram, Luol Deng, and Corey Brewer. 

Who are the best small forwards in Los Angeles Lakers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Los Angeles Lakers small forward.

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Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959

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James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons:  2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
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Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999

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Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

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Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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Connie Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1975, 1974

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Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978

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Jim McMillian is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971

13
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Jim Pollard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949

15
Orlando Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989

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Frank Selvy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1958

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Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960

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Keith Erickson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

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Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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Cazzie Russell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975

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Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978

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Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2005

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Tom Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1962, 1961

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Terry Teagle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991

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Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2014