5. SHAQUILLE O’NEAL
4x NBA Champion
3x NBA Finals MVP
NBA MVP (2000)
Widely accepted as the most dominant force to ever step foot on a basketball court, Shaquille O’Neil’s lager-than-life play and personality lead the Lakers to three consecutive championships.
He earned three Finals MVP’s in that stretch by averaging a staggering 35.9 points and 15.2 rebounds against the Nets, Sixers and Pacers.
In Lakers’ postseason history, O’Neal ranks 6th in points (3,383), 2nd in blocks (310) and 3rd in rebounds (1,630) all time.
His jersey was retired by the Lakers in 2013.