There’s a reason the Los Angeles Lakers franchise is so iconic. They’ve had some of the best basketball players of all time don that purple and gold jersey. So who was the greatest of all time? Check the stats.
In photo from left to right:
Magic Johnson: 13 seasons with Lakers, 17,707 points, 12 All-Star appearances, 3-time Finals MVP, 3-time league MVP, 5 NBA Championships
Kobe Bryant: 17 seasons with Lakers (so far), 31,617 points, 15 All-Star appearances, 2-time Finals MVP, 1 league MVP, 5 NBA Championships
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 14 seasons with Lakers, 24,176 points, 13 All-Star appearances, 1 Finals MVP, 3-time league MVP, 5 NBA Championships
Shaquille O’Neal: 8 seasons with Lakers, 13,895 points, 7 All-Star appearances, 3-time Finals MVP, 1 league MVP, 3 NBA Championships
Stats only with the Lakers not players’ overall stats. Via Basketball Reference
So who do you think it is? You can check Shaq’s Instagram post to see what they said.