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"She had a long fight with [cancer]," Christie told the "The Tom Joyner Morning Show." "I know she's in a better place and it was her time, so we're okay with it."
Christie revealed that her mother was able to see her and her NBA hubby Doug Christie's 16th wedding ceremony and that was featured on last night's episode of "Basketball Wives."
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Christie also spoke about the first episode of "BBW" saying, "The way that it started off with the fight and everything else -- that was something that got way out of hand ... I just think it's a great show and if everyone waits 'til the very end they will be quite surprised."