Best Players in Lakers History
The Top Ten
kobe could shoot, dribble, shake/trick people and can dunk/lay up. so kobe is like the best basketball player in the NBA like michael jordan.
Not a ball hog. Period. He averages more assists than Durant, my goodness. 81-point game. Career high assists is 15 and had 14 twice. Youngest to 30,000. 12 threes made in a game. Highest score at the Rose Garden by an opponent and Madison Square Garden, two tough places to play at. Made two free throws off an Achilles injury. If someone asks you who's better Kobe or Jordan I hope you get your facts right.
Kobe is the best in nba compared to the other star player in nba. We can compared him to mj but kobe always been different...
Best laker everV 85 Comments
Outside of being the All- star game MVP despite having HIV. Outside of his miracle shots. Having a triple-double at have time. Outside of getting those rebounds. Outside of making no-look passes. Outside of being one of the 50 Greatest. Outside of winning championships. Outside of being at least one of the 20 greatest. He was the greatest ever. Look at his accomplishments and comparing that to Michael. The only one to have the Finals MVP as a rookie. Don't see it? I hope you are understanding me, really.
Magic Johnson is the greatest Laker be far, Kobe is great no Magic Joshnson, this poll seen to favor younger votes who didn't witness the greatness of Magic Johnson.
13 years and 9 finals appearances. 3 MVP's in the Jordan and Bird Era. Never bounced in the first round. I love Kobe but Magic is the best Laker ever hands down!
Best laker everV 54 Comments
Throughout KAJ's career not just with the Lakers he racked up the most All-Star selections, All-NBA selections, points, regular season MVP awards and double digit years with LA that can't be overlooked for two things that every body wants in a guy dominance pure pure dominance and that is Kareem for you, you never know what he pulls out of his pocket whether it is a break away dunk or a crisp clean sky hook. - logankulas
Kareem abdul Jabbar is not only the the #1 Laker, he is the #1 NBA player of all times. He has 6 MVP's, 6 championships. 5 with LA, and more points than any other Laker or player in the NBA. He always stayed in great shape. No real injuries that put him out of the season. Unlike Kobie or Magic. The "sky hook" was the single most unstoppable weapon in sports history.
Kareem is better than kobe bryant if you ask me because he was a legend because of his famous move the skyhook the problem with kobe is that he does not pass he always goes for it himself he is a selfish player also kareem is better than kobe but not better than magic
Kareem was consistently the top center in the leauge during an Era where there were many great centers...for that matter the best player. He was a dominant player until ahead 39 when Pat Riley cha gedanken the offense to be more Magic Johnson/ James Worthy oriented (not complaining was the reason for titles in 1987 and 1988). At age 42, also poured in 26 points in game 3 of the Finals to keep the Lakers in the game. The greatest Laker, and greatest player (sorry MJ) everV 15 Comments
The big dipper is with out a doubt the best player in franchise history he defeated one of the greatest feat in NBA history he scored 100 points in just one game and he scored nearly as much as Michael Jordan even though his career was five years shorter and Wilt Chamberlain was the greatest player of all time has 4 MVP awards 31,000 career points and he only had a fourteen year career and recorded over 23,000 career rebounds and averaged 22.5 rebounds per game so you can't say he is fourth of all time
Could do things that most big men can't like pass well and handle the ball! He led the league in assist once! Also, dominated games like no one else!
Rest in peace to him. He scored more 50 point games than MJ and he was more than a scorer. People thought he was a ball hog and than he said he going to lead this league in assists one year. He did. Shot blocker and he got rebounds for the teams he played for and was a part of the that 33-game win streak. Once again, rest in peace.
This guy should be called the humongous dipper. He averaged 50 points on his first year!V 9 Comments
Shaq is totally better than Kobe Bryant. Bryant just touches the ball gets it in. He's only good at shooting. Well, SHAQ averages better than Kobe Bryant and he gets the most rebounds. Look at his body. He's 136kg and 216cm. Kobe doesn't have 2m
I love shaquille o'neal I want to come to mount vernon il so I can meet him and play basketball with him one on one with the great one
Most dominant and feared big man every to play in the NBA, plus his stats in LA don't lie 27 points per game and 12 boards for his career there
Shall is like my favorite player is way better than kobe I mean reallyV 10 Comments
When you talk about commitment the number one person that would come to your mind is Jerry West even if you did not know it because he stuck with the Lakers (and the all star team) for his entire career and now he owns the Lakers and he brought together the greatest one-two punches since Scottie and Jordan and if you can't see a fourteen time all star as great then what is - logankulas
Sorry but all I have to say is, one he won MVP for the finals on the losing team, and brought his single all-star team to 9 championships against an OP Celtics team, PERIOD. Other than his playing what he did when he was a GM is one of the greatest moves of all-time. Bringing Shaq and Kobe for 3 rings and winning 1 of his own he brought 25% of the Lakers rings to LA. Just look at the NBA logo. GREATEST ALL-TIME LAKER & PLAYER
I'm not even a Lakers fan and The Logo earned my respect. I want to see Kobe make a full-court shot in the last seconds of the FINALS! I want to see Kobe lead the league in assists and make it to the Finals 9 times. That's why Jerry West should be higher than Kobe. - bishop.moore07
A true team player and fine guy all around.V 10 Comments
Elgin Baylor is the best from this list period. He made what the Los Angeles Lakers are today!
He scored 71 points in a game once the 2nd Lakers record in scoring. He also was a good defender and rebounder.V 3 Comments
He dunked like the statue of liberty. And, he was a Finals MVP and number one draft pick. The Lakers would not have 16 if they did not draft him.
James Worthy third member of the Showtime eraV 2 Comments
Greatest player ever and not acknowledged.
My favorite player of all time. Widely under appreciated and under valued. Best cluch of all time.
3 pointer with. 2 left. Never fails the last couple of seconds. Great team player, great athlete. D fish is the best.V 1 Comment
People forget that Byron Scott was the leading scorer for the Lakers the 1987-88 championship season. He averaged 21 points a game - that was more than Magic, Worthy or Kareem!
I very much agree with you that byron is good but I think Kobe is my favorite I like Kobe a lot and I look up to him a lot!
Kobe's the best... but Byron is my favorite Laker of all time.V 1 Comment
George Mikan utterly changed the way "big men" played the Center position. Top 5, for sure. Rating Mikan as #11 is a result of people thinking in the short term. My top 5: Magic, Kareem, Jerry West, Kobe, George Mikan.
He is another one that passed great and was a great post player. Rest in Peace he passed away about 13, 14 years ago. The first Lakers and NBA star.
George Mikan was one of the NBA's first big stars and the Lakers should be glad to have him as part of their history. George Mikan led the Lakers to four out of five championships.
The Original Lady's and Gentleman. I believe some respect is owed here!
He was so bad as a laker muggsy bogues could have trashed he's ass in 1v1 but a beast as a jazzV 1 Comment
One of the most dominant big man to ever play with the lakers.
As a matter of fact he only helped win 2 rings not 4V 2 Comments
Much like Magic, the Showtime Lakers don't win without Coop. Number 16? Behind Steve Nash? No way! A threat and a team player on both sides of the ball. A three position spark plug. Larry Bird once stated when he worked out in the summer he thought of Michael Cooper. enough SAID!V 2 Comments
So clutch he absolutely needs to be in the top 10.
Robert Horry was the most humble player the Laker orginization had ever seen. The man did his job and went on with his day and most of the time he was coming off the bench! I grew up watchin Robert play and seen plenty of game changing plays and buzzer beaters he made to win games. He will definitely go down in my mind as one of the greatest Lakers of all time!
He went to Alabama
How is this legend not number 1 on the list!?! This guy won played 9 years with the Lakers and won 4 championships in that time! Not to mention he coached the team for 10 years!
A true god to the game of basketball. Changed the game. Do I need to say more?
The most underrated player ever in the NBA by far
Changed the game with that mustacheV 4 Comments
The third most exciting Laker, after Magic and Kobe. Van Exel WAS the Lakers in the mid 90's. He had so many clutch shots, to include his game winning three at the buzzer in the last game at the Celtics old Boston Garden.V 1 Comment
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