Dwight Howard, Robin Lopez
Portland Trail Blazers’ Robin Lopez (42) blocks a shot by Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard (12) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Houston. The Rockets won in overtime 118-113. (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.