There used to be a mural outside of St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin, a restaurant and bar in the historic Deep Ellum neighbourhood of Dallas.
Used to be. It is no longer there. Instead, the artist behind the mural took to it with a roller and can of black paint last month.
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But black paint could not erase the headlines, both local and national, that it created after Mavericks owner Mark Cuban emailed the artist to criticise the “disrespectful” mural.
It depicted a frowning Luka Doncic, the face of the Mavericks, holding up a sign that said ‘Please Send Help’ and surrounded by four of his most impressive stats lines from this season.
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