Marc Gasol, Meyers Leonard
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, from Spain, left, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard during the first second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Gasol led the Grizzlies in scoring with 21 points as they beat the Trail Blazers 98-92. (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.