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    Lebron mural in L.A. gets defaced for cash reward

    A LeBron James mural in Los Angeles was defaced after Twitter user offers reward for vandalism



    A Lakers fan offered a cash reward for the defacement of a LeBron mural in L.A., and it didn't take long for someone to follow through





    You'd think that landing one of the best players in the history of basketball would be cause for celebration for all Lakers fans, but LeBron James' arrival to Los Angeles this summer hasn't been all rainbows and butterflies.



    A mural showing LeBron in a Lakers uniform and calling him the "King of LA" was quick to go up outside of a BBQ joint in Venice, and it's also been quickly vandalized.



    One Lakers fan on Twitter -- @BenOsaze, who calls himself "Unofficial Spokesperson for the Los Angeles Lakers Fanbase" --offered an irresistible $300 cash reward for the vandalization of the mural on Friday. When someone questioned why the self-proclaimed spokesperson would offer up a reward for a hit against a star player on his own team, the guy responded "no murals until he wins a title."





    And apparently that offer was too enticing to pass up, as the mural was defaced by Sunday. Whoever followed through on the hit spray painted several insults on the mural, including "we don't want you," "LEFRAUD" and "3-6" (a reference to LeBron's career NBA Finals record).



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    Well that didn't last long smh


    A user on Twitter took credit for the vandalism, posted video of the proof, and asked for the $300 reward before deleting their account. @BenOsaze also locked his account once news of the defacement went public on Sunday.



    Maybe the reward was paid out, maybe it wasn't. But the vandalism was short-lived, as it appears the mural was fixed by Sunday night -- though with a slight alteration. The "of" was removed from "The King of LA," which might help appease some Lakers supporters who are loyal to stars of the franchise's past.



    It'll be interesting to see if any consequences come about for the person who messed with the mural, or for the cowardly troll who requested its defacement. Either way, Lavar Ball should probably have his alibi at the ready.

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    Oh but Cleveland has shitty fans because the media had to coerce one fan to burn his jersey when he left 8 years ago after his hour long variety show where he shitted on the entire city. He hasn't even played a game in LA and fans are calling to deface his mural.

    But Cleveland...
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    Bron came into the league same year with melo/wade/bosh ? Yet heís playing better then ever? While those guys are done - hmmmmm WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!
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    what an idiot. I hope he faces charges after this
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    So people instantly got pics of this, but not a single motherfukker got a pic of a giant N-word painted in black across Lebron’s white gated entry to his California home.

    Lol. Yeah, that really happened.
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    I agree no murals til he wins a title.. No need to prop him up with Murals just yet..

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    Quote Originally Posted by opie1988 View Post
    So people instantly got pics of this, but not a single motherfukker got a pic of a giant N-word painted in black across Lebron’s white gated entry to his California home.

    Lol. Yeah, that really happened.

    My first thought after reading this thread was at least this time the vandalism was real.

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    Quote Originally Posted by opie1988 View Post
    So people instantly got pics of this, but not a single motherfukker got a pic of a giant N-word painted in black across Lebron’s white gated entry to his California home.

    Lol. Yeah, that really happened.
    We both said at the time the gate story was a total crock of shit,none of it added up.

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    weird story

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    Maybe it was the same guy that did this.


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    Quote Originally Posted by opie1988 View Post
    So people instantly got pics of this, but not a single motherfukker got a pic of a giant N-word painted in black across Lebron’s white gated entry to his California home.

    Lol. Yeah, that really happened.
    Would love it if someone brought this up in his next interview. Unfortunately the media is on a 24/7 lovefest with this guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hostile takeover View Post
    300 bucks

    I wonder if he paid up the $300 to the JOE that did it and if the police tracked the tweets and arrested the dude that actually defaced the Lebron mural?

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    LaVar did it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by opie1988 View Post
    So people instantly got pics of this, but not a single motherfukker got a pic of a giant N-word painted in black across Lebronís white gated entry to his California home.

    Lol. Yeah, that really happened.
    Opie you been missed pal but glad to see you finished up your debt to society and have returned to grace us with your sharp witted racist humor once again...

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    Im pretty sure its essier to get access to this mural than lebrons actual home
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    So Opie are you saying that the LAPD in collusion with Lebron James made up the vandalism story?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wikkidinsane View Post
    Im pretty sure its essier to get access to this mural than lebrons actual home
    I live near Lebrons home and it's pretty easy access.. Nice hood.. Right up the road from me..

    I'm sure I'll see Lebron hanging around the town soon.. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/08/phot...s-angeles.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by JIBBBY View Post
    I live near Lebrons home and it's pretty easy access.. Nice hood.. Right up the road from me..

    I'm sure I'll see Lebron hanging around the town soon.. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/08/phot...s-angeles.html
    lol. LAPD wouldnt waste time to fabricate the story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wikkidinsane View Post
    what an idiot. I hope he faces charges after this
    Why? He should be named king of la!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wikkidinsane View Post
    lol. LAPD wouldnt waste time to fabricate the story.
    What story did they make up? From what I read they don't really have any evidence this occurred in the first place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMobile View Post
    LaVar did it.
    His boys did it

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    Quote Originally Posted by JIBBBY View Post
    I live near Lebrons home and it's pretty easy access.. Nice hood.. Right up the road from me..

    I'm sure I'll see Lebron hanging around the town soon.. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/08/phot...s-angeles.html
    None of it added up mate,surely this guy would have had cameras around his mansion for one thing,and then the bullshit about his mates wiping down the graffiti before the cops arrived.Lebron dropped the story after a week,never heard it mentioned again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by packerd_00 View Post
    None of it added up mate,surely this guy would have had cameras around his mansion for one thing,and then the bullshit about his mates wiping down the graffiti before the cops arrived.Lebron dropped the story after a week,never heard it mentioned again.
    Ya, I have a hard time believing the events as well. For one thing, the cops weren't called until quite awhile after sunrise. You are telling me for hours no one driving by or jogging by noticed it and took one picture or posted something about it? You have to believe everyone around there knows who owns the house. In this day and age that would have been all over social media ten minutes later. Then it is repainted before cops even respond? What did the neighbor just happen to have a can of black paint just laying around in his garage and decide to just get rid of the evidence? And who erases evidence of a crime after you call police? What would the point of that be? Obviously, they weren't worried about finding out who did it by these actions. So after all of this, we have an alleged photo taken by a single neighbor before the gate is repainted, which no one has seen to this day. No one else saw anything and no surveillance video caught anyone doing anything. Story blows up, LeBron gets his big moment right before the finals start, then as fast as the fence was repainted the story is shut down. Mighty interesting events. Seems like a story put together by bigbusiness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by unde0087 View Post
    Ya, I have a hard time believing the events as well. For one thing, the cops weren't called until quite awhile after sunrise. You are telling me for hours no one driving by or jogging by noticed it and took one picture or posted something about it? You have to believe everyone around there knows who owns the house. In this day and age that would have been all over social media ten minutes later. Then it is repainted before cops even respond? What did the neighbor just happen to have a can of black paint just laying around in his garage and decide to just get rid of the evidence? And who erases evidence of a crime after you call police? What would the point of that be? Obviously, they weren't worried about finding out who did it by these actions. So after all of this, we have an alleged photo taken by a single neighbor before the gate is repainted, which no one has seen to this day. No one else saw anything and no surveillance video caught anyone doing anything. Story blows up, LeBron gets his big moment right before the finals start, then as fast as the fence was repainted the story is shut down. Mighty interesting events. Seems like a story put together by bigbusiness.
    Well yeah excatly people are always using their phones to take videos,and not one person came forward with any proof of the graffiti or posted it on Social Media.

    I guess like with Big Business,you can't let truth get in the way of a good story.
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