LeBron James, Al-Farouq Aminu
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
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.