Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal
Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat, center, from Poland, bends over to check on guard Bradley Beal who was injured during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Washington. Beal left the game. The Pacers won 100-99. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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.