Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart (36), Jae Crowder (99) and Avery Bradley (0) celebrate defensive play as Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward (20) walks away during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. The Celtics won 100-95. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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.