In some obvious news, there are reports D'Antoni has lost the respect of the locker room. If he had benched his stars when they were not playing the right way, maybe he could have salvaged the season, but it's not looking good now. Now "sources" are confirming what the astute P&Ters have noticed for a while. Carmelo is much of the problem. "When Anthony first returned -- and it still appears to be the case -- Lin would bring the ball up court and try to run D'Antoni's system. When Anthony would abandon the offense, Lin would not pass him the ball, which irritated Anthony, sources said. So when Lin tried to talk to Anthony on the court, Anthony would turn his back to the point guard and tune him out. "