Jeremy Lin, Robin Lopez
Houston Rockets’ Jeremy Lin, left, tries to pass the ball around Robin Lopez in the first half of Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
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.