LaMarcus Aldridge; Demar DeRozan
Portland Trail Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge, left, drives to the net against Toronto Raptors’ Demar DeRozan, centre and Greivis Vasquez during first half NBA action in Toronto on Sunday, March 15 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Aaron Vincent Elkaim)
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.