Eidson, a guard-forward who can play at any position from 1 through 4, is known as an intelligent team player who brings out the best in those who play next to him.
Eidson has a great personality both on and off the court and that, together with his professional ability, make him the dream of every basketball club.
Eidson’s numbers and achievements last season with Lithuanian team Lietuvos Rytas were among the best in
Last year Eidson brought Lietuvos Rytas four titles: the Eurocup (formerly known as the ULEB Cup) and the championship of the Baltic League, in both of which he was voted MVP, as well as a double victory in
He was also voted the outstanding player in the Lithuanian All-star game.
In the 2008/09 season of the Eurocup, Eidson’s numbers were 15.9 points per game (fifth place), 5.7 rebounds, 5.1 assists (first in the league), and 2.0 steals (third in the league).
He finished first in the index of outstanding players with an average index of 21.9.
He was the only player in the Eurocup to finish the season among the top ten for points, rebounds and assists.
His top game of last season came in the finals of the Baltic championship, when Lietuvos Rytas destroyed their biggest rival, Zalgiris Kaunas 97 – 74.
Eidson scored a career-high 41 points (16 for 20 from the field!), pulled down 8 rebounds and dished out 8 assists.
Eidson is a graduate of the
He began his European career in the summer of 2004 with German team
In 2005 he was chosen as the Player of the Year in
During the 2006/07 season he played for
In 2007/08 he played in the Euroleague with Rytas, and his personal best in a Euroleague game – 28 points – came in a game in Nokia Arena against none other than Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Eidson is married to Samantha, and they have twins.