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Stories by Erik Gundersen

Columbian Trail Blazers Writer

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard.

Blazers week in review 4/10

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard.

April 10, 2016, 5:21pm Blazers

The unique and the good from the Blazers last week plus a look at upcoming opponents. Read story

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins (22) shoots the ball over Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless (4) and center Mason Plumlee (24) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Blazers lose grip on fifth seed with loss to Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins (22) shoots the ball over Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless (4) and center Mason Plumlee (24) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 9, 2016.

April 9, 2016, 10:47pm Blazers

Karl-Anthony Towns' big night gets Minnesota 106-105 win at Portland Read story

U.S. trounces World at Nike Hoop Summit

April 9, 2016, 3:15pm National Sports

Team USA ran away with a 101-67 victory over the World Team, in the largest margin of victory for USA Basketball in the 18th Nike Hoop Summit. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Portland won 120-115.

Blazers not thinking about playoffs just yet

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Portland won 120-115.

April 8, 2016, 6:28pm Blazers

The Blazers would like to keep their rhythm ahead of the playoffs, but they also need to win their last two games. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless, center, shoots between Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison, left, and center Enes Kanter, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Portland won 120-115.

Blazers beat Thunder to clinch postseason spot

Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless, center, shoots between Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison, left, and center Enes Kanter, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Portland won 120-115.

April 6, 2016, 11:30pm Blazers

McCollum scores 26 in 120-115 win Read story

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan complains to referees after scoring during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J.

Blazers Week in Review 4/3

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan complains to referees after scoring during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J.

April 3, 2016, 4:51pm Blazers

The good and the bad from the Blazers last week and a look ahead to upcoming opponents Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum (3) tries to dribble the ball past Miami Heat forward Amare Stoudemire and guard Gerald Green (14) as Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee (24) closes in during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday April 2, 2016. The Blazers won 110-93.

Blazers hitting stride as they close in on playoff berth

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum (3) tries to dribble the ball past Miami Heat forward Amare Stoudemire and guard Gerald Green (14) as Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee (24) closes in during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday April 2, 2016. The Blazers won 110-93.

April 2, 2016, 10:57pm Blazers

Portland beats Miami for fourth victory in a row Read story

Miami coach Spoelstra, a Portland alum, praises Porter hire

April 2, 2016, 6:37pm Blazers

Erik Spoelstra said that he's never seen the level of interest in UP basketball that he has seen since news of the hiring became public. Read story

Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) celebrates with teammate C.J. McCollum (3) after hitting a shot late in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Blazers’ eyes on magic number

Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) celebrates with teammate C.J. McCollum (3) after hitting a shot late in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers.

April 1, 2016, 8:23pm Blazers

As the NBA season winds down, things are turning up a few notches for a few teams, including the Portland Trail Blazers. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, right, passes the ball away from Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 31, 2016.

Aminu answers Celtics’ dare to spark Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, right, passes the ball away from Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 31, 2016.

March 31, 2016, 11:04pm Blazers

Forward finishes with 28 points with six 3-pointers Read story