However, having several victorious regular seasons and winning 16 NBA championships would certainly not have been possible had it not been for the franchise’s great players.
A large majority of the Lakers’ greatest players include a variety of playmakers.
But, what exactly is a playmaker?
We all have our own perceptions and definitions. However, I believe a playmaker is one who is successfully able to create plays and opportunities for teammates.
There aren’t many players who are able to call themselves a "playmaker," but the Lakers franchise has had plenty in their history.
Who are the most distinguished among the group?
Find out in this list of the top 10 playmakers in Lakers history.