Jeremy Schaap is host and traveled last June to the seacoast village of Liepaja to spend time with Porzingis, his brothers and his parents. Footage was filmed in the house where he grew up (his parents still live there) and the Baltic Sea beach minutes away at which the 7-foot-3 forward spent relaxing times despite military detritus left over from World War II. “He’s the most famous Latvian in the world,’’ Schaap told The Post. “From what I could tell in my few days there, they take a lot of pride in him.”
While Euro rookies Willy Hernangomez (Spain) and Mindaugas Kuzminskas (Lithuania) say they expect to play in the European Championships in late August/September, Kristaps Porzingis has made no decisions for Latvia. Porzingis told The Post he still is debating and wants to talk to the Knicks about it. Last summer, Porzingis decided against playing for Latvia in its Olympic qualifier. Hernangomez and Kuzminskas played for their respective countries in the Olympics in Rio last summer.