Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (23) holds his hands over his head in the closing seconds of a 89-83 loss to the Golden State Warriors in an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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.