Top 5 Power Forwards in Lakers History
3: A.C. Green
A.C. Green personified the term ‘Iron Man.’ Green would battle through injuries and setbacks and you could be sure that he would find his way on the court. Green stayed healthy throughout his NBA career and it would have taken a lot of keep him on the bench.
A.C. Green was drafted by the Lakers with the 23rd pick in the 1985 NBA Draft. Green made an immediate impact on the Lakers in his first few years in the NBA and helped the team win the 1987 and 1988 Finals. Green worked alongside some of the franchise greats and earned respect from the veteran leaders.
After a hiatus away from the Lakers, Green returned to Los Angeles and this time he was the mentor for the young stars. In 2000, under the guidance of Green, the Lakers won another NBA championship with Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal as the stars.
Green spent nine seasons with the Lakers and only missed three games in that stretch.
Next Page: Number Two