Jeter, Jay-Z not recruiting James to N.Y.

Updated: June 9, 2010, 1:02 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks might want the Yankees to help recruit LeBron James, but Derek Jeter doesn't see the point.

"It wouldn't make sense," the Yankees captain told ESPNNewYork.com.

Knicks president Donnie Walsh wants as many New Yorkers as possible to help convince James to choose Madison Square Garden when NBA free agency opens July 1. James is a Yankees fan, and has a special pair of Yankee-styled Nikes.

"If there's Yankees that want to help us, we would involve ...

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