Damian Lillard, Beno Udrih, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kenyon Martin
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, looks for room to maneuver against New York Knicks guard Beno Udrih, from Slovenia, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. In the background are Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, and New York Knicks forward Kenyon Martin. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
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.