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Rapper Drake holds a shirt bearing his name and the Toronto’s area code during a break in the Toronto Raptors/Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 in Toronto (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)
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.