Sacramento Kings coach George Karl yells at officials during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Karl received a technical foul on the exchange. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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.