After not getting drafted in the 2011 NBA Draft, Syracuse's Rick Jackson was invited by the San Antonio Spurs to attend their upcoming mini-camp.
However, according to his father, Jackson said no to the Spurs' invite and further said San Antonio should have drafted him:
But Jackson will turn that offer down, his father, Rick Jackson Sr., said in a phone interview Friday.
"(Rick) said the Spurs had the 59th pick," Jackson Sr. said. "They should have picked him then."
Jackson was quite vocal on Twitter about not getting selected in the draft. He ranted throughout the draft and when it was apparent he was not going to hear his name called, he said he will make every team who passed on him pay.
Jackson's father also said his son will now play professionally overseas before returning to hopefully latch on to an NBA team: