Chris Kaman, JaVale McGee
Portland Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman (35) blocks a shot by Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. Portland won 116-100.(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.