CJ McCollum, J.J. Redick
Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, left, drives past Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick during the second half of an NBA pre-season basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. McCollum came off the bench to score 19 points as they beat the Clippers 119-114.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)
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.