Damian Lillard, Luke Babbitt
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) goes up for a layup around New Orleans Pelicans forward Luke Babbitt (8) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New Orleans, La. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
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.