NEW YORK (WFAN) — Kristaps Porzingis has exceeded expectations, and that’s an understatement.

When the Latvian big man was selected by the Knicks with the fourth overall pick in June, a great deal of fans though that team president Phil Jackson made a huge mistake.

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Well those fans aren’t complaining now. On the contrary, Porzingis has quickly become the toast of the town.

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The rookie sensation joined WFAN host Mike Francesa on Tuesday afternoon to discuss his hot start, the Knicks and his transition to the NBA.

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“I’m still expecting bigger things from myself,” Porzingis told Francesa. “I’m still missing a lot of shots. I’m still turning the ball over. All of those good games that I had, I still could have done a better job. That’s my mentality all the time. I’m just trying to play as hard as I can every time I step on the floor and help the team win.”

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It’s a small sample size, but Porzingis has been brilliant in his first 15 NBA games. In 26.9 minutes per game, the 7-foot-3 power forward/center is averaging 13.7 points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.5 blocks. He’s shooting 42 percent from the field, 34 percent from three-point range and 84 percent from the free-throw line.

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After a franchise-worst 17-65 record last season, the Knicks are off to an encouraging 8-7 start, tied with the Celtics for second place in the Atlantic Division.

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The ‘Bockers will play the Magic in Orlando on Wednesday night.