Nets coach fine not getting 'Melo
Mar 16, 2011 at 1:00a ET
Johnson said he is pleased with the way the NBA trade deadline worked out, landing point guard Williams instead of small forward Anthony, who wound up with the Knicks.
"Sometimes the best trades are the ones you don’t make,'' Johnson told NJ.com at practice.
The Nets were rumored to be on the verge of acquiring Anthony and Chauncey Billups from the Nuggets for up to eight players and multiple draft picks.
"Man, that would have really gutted our team. So we’re glad that that didn’t happen,'' Johnson said.
Nuggets coach George Karl has been vocal recently about how much he likes his team now that Anthony is gone.
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