Jared Sullinger, Damian Lillard
Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger, right, flips the ball out to teammate Evan Turner as Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard defends with just seconds left to play in an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Turner then sank the game-winning 3-point shot, giving the Celtics a 90-89 win. (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.