Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker
New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, left, reacts as Charlotte Hornets players congratulate Kemba Walker, bottom right, after Walker’s game-winning shot in an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. The Hornets won 103-102. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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.