Robin Lopez, Miles Plumlee
Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez (42) tips in a shot over Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee (22) late in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, in Portland, Ore. The Blazers won the game 90-89. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
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.