Dwight Howard, James Harden
Golden State Warriors’ Andrew Bogut (12) celebrates with James Harden after making a basket while being fouled during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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.