Melo is 1-8 in the playoffs with the Knicks. The Nets haven’t been in the playoffs since Jason Kidd was considered young, so they probably have more things to worry about than who is the best team in New York.
“I hear they’re talking trash, but we’ll be ready for the challenge,” Anthony told ESPNDeportes.com’s Marly Rivera at an event in Washington D.C. “I haven’t looked at the schedule, but when that game happens, we will be ready.”
On Friday, Johnson, who earlier this month was acquired by the Nets in a blockbuster trade with the Atlanta Hawks, was asked which New York City team is better.
“The Nets. Definitely, the Nets,” he said.