Kobe Bryant announced late last year that he will retire at the end of the season. As fans and NBA players debate his legacy, we want to know what you think. Where does Bryant rank in Lakers lore?
There have been so many great players in Lakers history, from George Mikan back in the Minneapolis Lakers days, to Magic Johnson of the “Showtime” era, to Bryant today. How does Bryant stack up?
Below, we have listed what we feel are the 16 greatest Lakers ever. Where would you rank Bryant? You can rank your top 10 by just clicking on a name and dragging it over to where you feel that player should be ranked.
You can read about all 16 candidates at our All Things Lakers page.