Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, center, shoots beneath Portland Trail Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 116-105. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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.