Top 25 Players in Los Angeles Lakers History: Where Does Kobe Bryant Rank?

Kobe Bryant has won five NBA Finals as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.

But, where does he fit in with the all-time greats in the team's long history.

From their days in Minneapolis (yes, I'm including the Minneapolis players in this slideshow) to the present team in Los Angeles, the Lakers have 17 NBA Championships, tied with the Boston Celtics for the most in the history of the league.

With all those banners in the Staples Center rafters, there are a lot of players who deserve recognition on this list.

Here are the top 25 players in the history of the Lakers, from recent greats to players who helped the Lakers to their first few championships back in Minneapolis.

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