Abdul-Jabbar, a six-time MVP (three with L.A.), perfected the skyhook and retired with the most points (38,387), blocked shots (3,189) and All-Star Game selections (19) in NBA history.
This acrobatic shooter dazzled L.A. fans after the move from Minneapolis in 1960, averaging 34.8, 38.3, and 34.0 points in three straight seasons, beginning in 1960-61.
A four-time NBA scoring champion, Bryant earned his only MVP award in 2008 and holds the franchise record for most points in a game (81).
EARVIN (MAGIC) JOHNSON
The three-time MVP fueled Showtime with no-look passes and unparalleled leadership, amassing 138 triple doubles and winning five titles (1980, '82, '85, '87, '88).
Big Game James was a seven-time All-Star and the 1988 Finals MVP who capped fast breaks with Statue of Liberty dunks and fancy finger rolls.