The Top Players in Franchise History for Every Team in the NBA

Is Kobe Bryant the greatest Laker of all time now that he has won his fifth NBA Championship? Being the greatest Laker of all time likely means being considered one of the top five players of all time, since Magic Johnson—along with Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, and Wilt Chamberlain—is generally considered to be one of the NBA's five greatest players. But the Lakers also had Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Let's take a further look at this question as we examine each NBA franchise's greatest player.Begin Slideshow


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