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Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Stephen Curry, from left, watch from the bench during the second half in Game 5 of the team’s first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 114-81 and advanced to the second round of the playoffs.(AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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.