Over the last couple of months, Lakers UK has been running polls through its social media channels to decide the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time. Following 2000+ votes through both Twitter and Instagram, the list is complete. For each player, we compiled an article chronicling their greatest moments in the Purple and Gold. In this 2 part series, we have compiled at an exert from each.
In the Lakers storied 72 season history the franchise has seen the grace of many truly great players. For the organisations first 12 years, theses Legends would ply their trade at the Minneapolis Auditorium. The team would then move out West, setting up camp in the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. The arena would see it’s very own set of legends in its 31 seasons of service to the franchise. The Staples Center would then become the Lakers next dwelling, seeing its own collection of player deserving of their retired number status.
In this 2 part Count down of these greats, we will of course begin with number 16 and work our way down the list to who followers of Lakers UK decided is The Greatest Laker of All-Time. In this 2nd article we will continue at number 8, but if you did miss Part 1, make sure to check it out.