Damian Lillard, Dante Exum
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) lays the ball up as Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum (11) watches during the first quarter in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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.