Dwight Howard, Pat Beverley
Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard (12) and Pat Beverley (2) walk off the court after the Rockets defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 111-104 during an NBA basketball game, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)
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.