FILE – In this April 9, 2016, file photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tenn. Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season, a person with knowledge of the award told The Associated Press, Monday, May 9, 2016. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NBA has not revealed the winner. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
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.