Sources: Carmelo Anthony, Nets meet

Updated: February 20, 2011, 7:21 AM ET
By Chris Broussard and Marc Stein | ESPN.com

The long-awaited meeting between Carmelo Anthony and the New Jersey Nets took place late Saturday afternoon at a Los Angeles-area restaurant, according to sources briefed on the discussion.

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov and minority owner Jay-Z spent the 40-minute session informing Anthony of the club's short-term and long-term vision, centered upon their scheduled move to Brooklyn for the start of the 2012-13 season and their confidence in building a championship-caliber team around him, ...

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