Meyers Leonard, Carlos Boozer, Jordan Hill
Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard, middle, pulls in a rebound against the Los Angeles Lakers’ Carlos Boozer, right, and Jordan Hill during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Leonard came off the bench to score 12 points and pull in 12 rebounds as they beat the Lakers 98-94. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
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.