Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan (10) drives for the basket as Miami Heat players Luol Deng (9) and Henry Walker (5) and Raptors Amir Johnson (15) look on during first-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Friday, March 13, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)
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.