Dream's Lyttle to miss next six games while competing for Spain

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle will miss the next six games to compete for Spain's national team at EuroBasket Women 2013.

The bi-annual competition, which is also a qualifying tournament for the 2014 FIBA World Championships, is being held in France from June 15-30.

Lyttle, who will be temporarily suspended for the duration of her absence, was born in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines but acquired Spanish citizenship in 2010. She helped Spain earn a bronze medal in the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

In five games this season, Lyttle is averaging 15.4 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.8 steals, 2.6 assists and 1.6 blocks per game.