Top Ten Lakers Draft Picks

Throughout the history of the NBA, the draft has helped struggling teams return to glory.  Teams would depend on their young players to blossom into superstars, and bring championships to the franchise.  The Lakers have been very successful in terms of drafting talented players from high school and college.  Although Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar started their careers with different teams, the Lakers have selected many hall-of-fame players.

The Lakers’ draft picks have brought glory to the franchise, and some of them have had unforgettable careers.  The special players have impacted the Lakers in a positive way the second their name was called on draft night.  Let’s take a look at the top ten draft picks by the Lakers’ franchise.

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