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Probably the most unheralded candidate on this list, San Antonio Spurs' assistant coach Mike Budenholzer can carry his weight with what he brings to the table.
He has spent the past 18 seasons under Gregg Popovich, who is widely considered the best active coach in the NBA.
Budenholzer has been a part of four championship teams during his time in San Antonio and has been the Spurs' top assistant since 2007.
The Magic have hinted that they would like a coach with championship experience.
Mike Budenholzer has that experience.
While not the high-profile name, he would bring the respect and reputation of the Popovich regime.
For too long, Budenholzer has been overlooked as a head coaching candidate, so it is about time he gets his opportunity.