Paul Pierce, Cole Aldrich, Gerald Henderson
Portland Trail Blazers’ Gerald Henderson, top right, passes the ball under pressure by Los Angeles Clippers’ Paul Pierce and Cole Aldrich, left, in the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, on Sunday, April 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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.