Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews reacts after sinking a 3-point shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Matthews led the Trail Blazers in scoring with 31 points as they won 111-95. (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.