Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

#3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer and led Los Angeles in scoring a club-record 11 consecutive seasons. He ranks among NBA all-time...

#4. Jerry West

Jerry West was a 14x NBA All-Star, played in 9 NBA Finals (winning in 1972) and remains the only player in NBA history to...
Shaquille O'Neal, Lakers

#5. Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O'Neal played eight seasons for the Lakers (1996-2004), teaming with Kobe Bryant to win the championship in 2000, 2001 and 2002. He was...
Elgin Baylor Lakers

#6. Elgin Baylor

Elgin Baylor was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1976 after playing 13 seasons as a forward for the Minneapolis / Los...
Wilt Chamberlain, Lakers

#7. Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain was traded by the 76ers to the Los Angeles Lakers prior to the 1968 season and played for 5 seasons with the...
George Mikan Lakers

#9. George Mikan

George Mikan was nicknamed Mr. Basketball and played 8 seasons with the Minneapolis Lakers. Mikan is widely viewed as one of the pioneers of...
Gail Goodrich

#10. Gail Goodrich

Gail Goodrich had his number 25 retired by the Lakers on November 20, 1996. Goodrich ranks among all-time club leaders in several categories, including...
James Worthy, Lakers

#8. James Worthy

James Worthy played his entire career for the Lakers. In 12 seasons the first overall pick in the 1982 NBA Draft was a member...

29. Chicago Bulls – Jamie Feick, Original Pick: Travis Knight

Fresh off a championship, the Bulls add a center in hopes of finding someone who could hold down the fort consistently down low.

28. Atlanta Hawks – John Wallace, Original Pick: Priest Lauderdale

The Hawks had a pretty solid young core so they add John Wallace in hopes of bringing some depth and versatility to their forward...

26. Detroit Pistons – Randy Livingston, Original Pick: Jerome Williams

The Pistons point guards were an old Joe Dumars and Lindsey Hunter. Needless to say the position was a need.