Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, high fives teammate LaMarcus Aldridge during the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Portland, Ore. Lillard led the Trail Blazers in scoring with 32 points to beat the Grizzlies 99-92. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
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.