Robert Kovacik of NBC Los Angeles shared the footage Wednesday, noting the video came from a surveillance camera from Baby Blues BBQ. The vandal can be seen throwing paint all over where James' face was painted.
This comes after Basketball Within Borders noted on Instagram a fan offered money for someone to vandalize the mural. Last Word Hoops shared images of the mural and the ensuing vandalism, with James' 3-6 record in the NBA Finals and the words "We don't want you" included in the damage:
The drama continued, as Twitter user Godzo Ball revealed a photo on Wednesday with the mural painted over, although that was apparently the work of the artist Jonas Never himself:
The surveillance video's release is just the latest development in this offseason drama after James elected to sign with the Lakers after reaching the last eight NBA Finals as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat.
Eventually, attention will turn back to basketball, and the four-time MVP will be tasked with leading the Lakers to the postseason for the first time since the 2012-13 campaign. If he somehow leads the Purple and Gold past the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference, he will deserve more than just one mural in his new team's home city.