Look: Another new Lakers mural defaced by vandals
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Sadly, yet another artist's tribute to the Los Angeles Lakers has been defaced.

Just two days ago, artist Gustavo Zermeno Jr. was nearing completion of a massive mural depicting new Lakers forward LeBron James looking up to franchise greats like Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant.

Unfortunately, someone has turned to vandalism in protest:

Earlier this month, another artist's homage to the Lakers' big signing was defaced with graffiti. Though the original mural was quickly restored, it was then vandalized a second time, and the artist chose to whitewash the entire wall instead:

This is why we can't have nice things.

Look: Another new Lakers mural defaced by vandals
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