Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard high-fives guard C.J. McCollum, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. The Trail Blazers won 115-110. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
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.