IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MOUNTAIN DEW – DEW athlete C.J. McCollum tests out the Tilt Brush by Google virtual reality application at the Mountain Dew Presents Court Vision Interactive Virtual Realty Art Experience during NBA All-Star 2016, on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Dale Wilcox/AP Images for Mountain Dew)
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.