MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – September,4 2015- Canada vs Puerto Rico during the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship at the Palacio de los Deportes. (photo: Ernesto Pérez M./FIBA Americas/Imago7)
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.