The issue with defending the two man game isn't the on ball defending but rather what's happening off ball. Instead of the traditional one man long dodge with five defenders being ready to help, you only have four help defensemen. There's more room for the off ball offensive players and a smaller margin for error for the defense. Here Duke shreds the back side after a miscommunication at X.
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