Damian Lillard, Carmelo Anthony
East Teams Carmelo Anthony (7), of the New York Knicks, blocks a shot by West Teams Damian Lillard, of the Portland Trail Blazers, during the first half of NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Bob Donnan, Pool)
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.