The Cavs have offered the 2008 SLAM All-American a multi-year deal with the first year partially guaranteed. From Brian Windhorst: “Cavs have agreed in principle with rookie free agent power forward Samardo Samuels on a multi-year deal, agent David Bauman confirms.”

In related news, Cleveland may soon offer a two-year contract to Christian Eyenga, their first-round choice in the 2009 Draft. The 21-year-old pogo stick spent last season with DKV Joventut, and impressed coach Byron Scott in summer league.