Taj Gibson, Jerome Jordan, Mason Plumlee
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson (22) drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets center Jerome Jordan (9) and center Mason Plumlee (1) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. The Bulls won 105-80. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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.