Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard (11) shoots in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 13, 2015. Oklahoma City won 101-90. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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.