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Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams, right, addresses the media after he was introduced as the newest member of the NBA basketball team by general manager Neil Olshey during an news conference on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Portland, Ore. Williams, a free agent, signed a two-year contract with the club. (AP Photo/Anne M. Peterson)
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.