Los Angeles Lakers top pick in the NBA Draft for each season.

The team has selected 12 times one of the top 3 picks and 4 times the first overall draft pick. Last time it took one of the top 3 picks was in 2017.

Franchise preferred NCAA teams or countries of origin for players selected in the first 3 rounds: UCLA (8 times), Minnesota (5), Marquette (4).

Los Angeles Lakers top NBA draft pick for each season

YEARROUNDPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGE1
201914De'Andre HunterVirginia
2018125Moritz WagnerMichigan
201712Lonzo BallUCLA
201612Brandon IngramDuke
201512D'Angelo RussellOhio State
201417Julius RandleKentucky
2013248Ryan KellyDuke
2012260Robert SacreGonzaga
2011241Darius MorrisMichigan
2010243Devin EbanksWest Virginia
2009129Toney DouglasFlorida State
2008258Joe CrawfordKentucky
2007119Javaris CrittentonGeorgia Tech
2006126Jordan FarmarUCLA
2005110Andrew BynumSt. Joseph HS (NJ)
2004127Sasha VujacicItaly
2003124Brian CookIllinois
2002127Chris JefferiesFresno State
2000129Mark MadsenStanford
1999123Devean GeorgeAugsburg College
1998126Sam JacobsonMinnesota
1997251DeJuan WheatLouisville
1996124Derek FisherLittle Rock
1995237Frankie KingWestern Carolina
1994110Eddie JonesTemple
1993112George LynchNorth Carolina
1992115Anthony PeelerMissouri
1991252Anthony JonesOral Roberts
1990127Elden CampbellClemson
1989126Vlade DivacSerbia
1988125David RiversNotre Dame
1987369Willie GlassSt. John's
1986123Ken BarlowNotre Dame
1985123A.C. GreenOregon State
1984123Earl JonesDistrict of Columbia
1983369Orlando PhillipsPepperdine
198211James WorthyNorth Carolina
1981119Mike McGeeMichigan
1980231Wayne RobinsonVirginia Tech
197911Magic JohnsonMichigan State
1978226Ron CarterVMI
197716Kenny CarrNC State
1976221Earl TatumMarquette
197512Dave MeyersUCLA
1974112Brian WintersSouth Carolina
197315Kermit WashingtonAmerican
1972113Travis GrantKentucky State
1971113Jim CleamonsOhio State
1970113Jim McMillianColumbia
1969112Willie McCarterDrake
1968111Bill HewittUSC
1967216Randy MahaffeyClemson
196617Jerry ChambersUtah
1965T3Gail GoodrichUCLA
1964T1Walt HazzardUCLA
196318Roger StricklandJacksonville
196218Leroy EllisSt. John's
196115Wayne YatesMemphis
196012Jerry WestWest Virginia
195915Tom HawkinsNotre Dame
195812Elgin BaylorSeattle
195713Jim KrebsSMU
195614Jim PaxsonDayton
1955T1Dick GarmakerMinnesota
195419Ed KalafatMinnesota
195319Jim FritscheHamline
1952110Clyde LovelletteKansas
1951110Whitey SkoogMinnesota
1950111Kevin O'SheaNotre Dame
1949111Vern MikkelsenHamline
194819Chuck HangerCalifornia
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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