Ranking the Best 5 Draft Picks in LA Lakers History

In the 2013 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers made away with a stretch forward in Ryan Kelly who fits in well in Mike D'Antoni's system.

Although Kelly isn't one of the more high-profile picks in franchise history, the Lakers do have a storied history of drafting impact players who have contributed to their tremendous success throughout the years.

While not every draft can yield the same bounty, especially coming from the second round, the Lakers have drafted their fair share of superstars and All-Stars throughout the years, which has kept the franchise relevant and in contention.

In listing off the top five draft picks in the history of the franchise, it is incredible to note that each of these players has been enshrined in the Hall of Fame. 

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