Nicolas Batum, Stephen Curry
Portland Trail Blazers’ Nicolas Batum (88) lays up a shot over Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Erik Gundersen is the Trail Blazers beat reporter for The Columbian. He's a graduate of the Allen School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon in addition earning a degree in Spanish. He's covered the NBA for four seasons. You can also occasionally find his work on ESPN.com's NBA section for their TrueCities series. He also fist-bumped with Kanye West once. Follow @BlazerBanter on twitter for more Blazers and NBA news.