Timofey Mozgov, Damian Lillard
Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov, left, of Russia, fouls Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard as he drives the lane for a shot in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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.