Rudy Gobert, Quincy Pondexter
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobertm right, blocks a shot by New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. The Jazz won 100-96. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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.