L.A. Backcourt Stars: Top 10 Greatest Guards in Lakers History

The proud Los Angeles Lakers franchise is known for its many legendary centers such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal, Wilt Chamberlain, and George Mikan.

They're also known for All-Star star forwards like Elgin Baylor and "Big Game James" Worthy.

But you simply can't speak about Lakers history without mentioning the team's legendary guards. Where would the franchise be without Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Kobe "Black Mamba" Bryant, and Jerry "The Logo" West?

Here's a look at the 10 best Laker guards of all time. All of the guys on this list may not be Hall of Famers or future Hall of Famers, however they've all made valuable contributions to the gold-and-purple over the years.

Let's begin.

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