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Brooklyn Nets team members wait for the final buzzer to end an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 131-99. (AP Photo/John Amis)
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.