transformed his son's bedroom into a Staples Center mock-up. (Photo: L Star Murals)
Chris Paul's son, "Little Chris," is something of a celebrity in NBA circles, and finally has the digs he so richly deserves. According to a first-hand account by the artist, Paul commissioned a mural for his son's bedroom modeled after the Staples Center -- in Clippers' colors, naturally -- featuring Paul, his wife Jada, and both of their parents supporting Little Chris from the front row. It's also complete with a functional mini-hoop, an installation of which I may or may not be jealous.
From L Star Murals:
I just wrapped up a pretty exciting and big project for some fantastic new Clients!
I was asked to design and paint the inside of a basketball arena, specifically the Los Angeles Clippers' home court, to serve as backdrop to a backboard that was to be mounted in a little boy's bedroom. Pretty much a young boy's fantasy bedroom. The family requested to have portraits of several of the immediate and extended family members in the front row, too.
Above you can clearly see Paul, his wife, and their daughter, Camryn. The artist also included a note regarding the painted Paul's choice of footwear:
Check out the shoes he's sportin' here! Won't see those on shelves for a few more weeks, people. You saw it here. It's not everyday L Star Murals has breaking news on the latest shoes!
Here you can see the detail on Little Chris' grandparents, along with a surprise cameo by Jay-Z and Beyonce:
I painted big b-ball fan Jay Z in the front row for fun! Then I found out that Chris is friends with him. Totally normal. Totally chill.
Nice work all around. Follow along to the L Star Murals blog
to see pictures of the mural in progress.