basketball 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
Elgin Baylor 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
James Worthy Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Jamaal Wilkes Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

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Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Lamar Odom Seasons:  2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Glen Rice Seasons: 2000, 1999

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Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Brandon Ingram Seasons: 2018, 2017

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11 5
Jim McMillian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Jim McMillian Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971

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Cazzie Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Cazzie Russell Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975

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Orlando Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Orlando Woolridge Seasons: 1990, 1989

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9 4
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Cedric Ceballos Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

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Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Adrian Dantley Seasons: 1979, 1978

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7 4
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Happy Hairston Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Caron Butler Seasons: 2005

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6 4
Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Sam Perkins Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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Frank Selvy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Frank Selvy Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1958

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Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Antawn Jamison Seasons: 2013

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Connie Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Connie Hawkins Seasons: 1975, 1974

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Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Eddie Jones Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Lou Hudson Seasons: 1979, 1978

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Jim Pollard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Jim Pollard Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949

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3 3
Wesley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Wesley Johnson Seasons: 2015, 2014

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Doug Christie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Doug Christie Seasons: 1994, 1993

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2 2
Keith Erickson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Keith Erickson Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

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Terry Teagle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Terry Teagle Seasons: 1992, 1991

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1 1
Tom Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Tom Hawkins Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1962, 1961

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Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Rudy LaRusso Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960

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Bob Boozer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Bob Boozer Seasons: 1966

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2 4
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Lakers Small Forwards of All Time
Kent Bazemore Seasons: 2014