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

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - 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.

06/12 18:09:57 ET

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