NBA Playoffs: Ranking the Los Angeles Lakers’ Most Effective Players Thus Far

With the 2012 NBA Playoffs a couple of games old, we've had enough time for players to establish themselves in their respective series.

The Los Angeles Lakers are taking on the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference's No. 3 vs. No. 6 series, which the Lakers lead 2-0 after two games in the Staples Center in L.A.

The Lakers have looked at ease in both games with Denver only challenging early and on the fast break, which is how their season looked and is the reason why they will, in all likelihood, lose in five games or quite possibly suffer a sweep.

The Lakers, missing Metta World Peace for their first six playoff games after his vicious elbow on James Harden two weeks ago, have got production from various sources both expected and unexpected.

Here's a rundown, from nine through to one, of the Lakers' most effective.

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