Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) during the second quarter of a NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
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.