DeAndre Jordan,Mason Plumlee
Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, left, and Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee vie for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, March 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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.