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Lakers Fans Debate Which Player They’d Eliminate From Team History: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain Or Magic Johnson

Lakers Fans Debate Which Player They’d Eliminate From Team History: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain Or Magic Johnson

The Los Angeles Lakers have featured incredible players during their rich history, boasting some of the most talented NBA players we have ever seen. Starting from George Mikan to now LeBron James, the Purple and Gold have always had incredible names that made them the most important franchise in the NBA. 

During these years, they have featured big names that made history in Los Angeles, bringing a lot of joy to the franchise and becoming legends and leaving a huge mark on the team. The title of the greatest Laker of all time is a big debate among their fans, but recently, somebody found a new way to stir the pot within Lakers Nation. 

Instagram page 'zgvisualz' shared a graphic with six great Lakers players: Shaquille O'Neal, Magic Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Under normal conditions, this would have been a great graphic, but 'Zane' dropped a question for Lakers Nation. 

"Eliminate one Laker from the team, who do you choose in this scenario?" they asked. 

Obviously, this sparked a big discussion among fans, with some saying that LeBron or Wilt didn't deserve to be called all-time great Lakers players since they didn't give the team their best years. 

Bron is one of the all-time best players to ever be a Laker, but he’s still not an all-time Laker great. There’s a difference.

LeBron or Wilt. LeBron's prime was in Cleveland and Wilt's in Golden State

I got 3 bigs… one of them gotta go😂

Westbrook

Aint even a question, bye bron😂

Everyone says Wilt. Wilt would eat everyone today. Wilt would have Kareem make a run for his money. Imo. Lebron is the one who is out.

LeBron was never a laker bro 🤣

Wilt sorry but he was the least successful on the lakers then everyone else

LeBron, only because I view him as a Cav first and foremost

Wilt, bron is just too good. And wilt glory years were in Philly

LeBron will never be a Laker 😂😂

Bron ain’t no laker he a cavalier & maybe a heat but fo sho no laker‼️

LeBUM ain’t a real Laker😂 that COVID/mickey mouse ring is fixed so it doesn’t count😂

Honestly I would ship Magic and keep Bron.

Why would you take Lebron out? Then have Wilt, Kareem, and Shaq in the paint. And magic couldn't shoot that well so he's basically in the paint too

Bye shaq kobe got 2 withoutcha.

Lebum easily! 💯

The Lakers have had arguably the best players of all time in their ranks. Outside Michael Jordan and a couple of Boston Celtics legends, the Purple and Gold have featured a lot of great players during history. It's hard to name the greatest Laker of all time, but fans didn't have a lot of issues removing one of these players from the list.