Arron Afflalo, Wesley Matthews
Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo, front, tries to work the ball inside for a shot as Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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.