James Harden, Damian Lillard
Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) and Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard (0) chase a loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
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.