John Wall, Serge Ibaka
Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) tries to shoot over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9), from Congo, in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Washington. Wall was fouled on the play, and had 17 points. The Wizards won 96-81. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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.