The Los Angeles Lakers have a storied history of playoff success with NBA titles and great players. But some of those superstars who have donned the purple and gold weren’t all beloved. For every Magic Johnson, there’s a Kobe Bryant.
Some players have been hated even while adored, like Kobe. Others were loved during their time in LA but hated when they left. Others were only loved in LA, by true diehard Laker fans, and hated throughout the league.
The reasons are irrelevant. What they all had in common was that one some level, they were all despised.
So, here are the 10 most despised players in franchise history.