Memphis Grizzlies’s Chris Andersen, left, and Lance Stephenson, right, stand with Mike Conley during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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.