Karl-Anthony Towns, Steven Adams
Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns shoots over Oklahoma City Thunders Steven Adams of New Zealand in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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.