Warriors Trail Blazers Basketball
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, center, shoots over Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, left, and forward Draymond Green, right, during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
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.