Atlanta Hawks’ Kyle Korver (26) and Al Horford (15) defend Portland Trail Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Nicolas Batum, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. The Hawks beat the Trail Blazers 115-107. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)
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.