Dwight Howard, LaMarcus Aldridge
Portland Trail Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge (12) goes up for a shot as Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard, left, defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Houston. (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.