Mason Plumlee, Paul Millsap,
Portland Trail Blazers’ Mason Plumlee, left, puts up a shot against Atlanta Hawks’ Paul Millsap, rear, in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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.