10 Greatest Players in Los Angeles Lakers History

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By: Aquib Nawab


In the early 1980s, Norm Nixon, a skilled point guard, played a pivotal role in the Lakers' journey to success, contributing significantly to the team's two NBA championships with his exceptional on-court skills.

1. Norm Nixon

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A versatile forward, was key in the Lakers' championship years, securing two NBA championships. His versatility and significant contributions on both ends of the court made him an invaluable asset to the team.

2. Lamar Odom

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3. Lou Williams

Known for his instant scoring as a sixth man, brought notable energy to the Lakers. Although he did not win an NBA championship with the team, his remarkable scoring off the bench left a lasting impression.

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The legendary point guard was a crucial playmaker during the Lakers' 'Showtime' era. He significantly contributed to the team's success, securing five NBA championships and earning three MVP awards in his illustrious career.

4. Magic Johnson

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'Big Game James', was a pivotal player in the Lakers' 1980s championship runs. His impact was particularly notable when he earned the NBA Finals MVP honors in 1988, cementing his status as a Lakers legend.

5. James Worthy

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6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The all-time leading scorer in NBA history, dominated as a center for the Lakers. His impressive career, spanning several decades, included five NBA championships and six MVP awards, making him a cornerstone of the Lakers' legacy.

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Known for his clutch shooting and dependable leadership as a point guard, left an indelible mark on Lakers history. His crucial role in the team's championship runs led to five NBA championships during his tenure.

7. Derek Fisher

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An accomplished shooting guard, significantly contributed to the Lakers' success during the 'Showtime' era with his scoring prowess and defensive skills, playing a key role in the team's three NBA championships in the 1980s.

8. Byron Scott

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9. Wilt Chamberlain

A dominant center known for his record-breaking achievements, secured an NBA championship with the Lakers. His legacy includes the unparalleled feat of scoring 100 points in a single game.

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One of the most iconic figures in Lakers history, is remembered as a prolific scorer and tenacious competitor. His vital contributions helped the team secure five NBA championships, and his remarkable 81-point game remains the second-highest point total in NBA history.

10. Kobe Bryant

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