Yes, all you're doing when deferring is saying you'd rather make your choice in the 2nd half than now. So when you defer, 99.9% of the time, you're going to ask for the ball in the second half. But you could conceivably defer to the 2nd half and then the other team could choose to kick to you. I've seen strange things happen when deferring like mentioned above, but it's extremely rare.
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