Houston Rockets’ James Harden strikes a pose after dunking the ball against the Milwaukee Bucks during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Rockets won114-104. (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.