Manu Ginobili, Wesley Matthews, Joel Freeland
San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, is fouled as he drives between Portland Trail Blazers’ Wesley Matthews (2) and Joel Freeland, right, during the first half on an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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.