‘Basketball Wives’ — Nia Crooks Charged with Battery for Slap Attack

Basketball Wives” star Nia Crooks has been charged with misdemeanor battery for pimp slappin” the taste out of Jennifer Williams” mouth back in January … our sources has learned.

A rep for the Broward County State”s Attorney”s Office tells us … officials decided to file the charge on April 10 … after Williams filed a criminal complaint.

If convicted, Nia faces up to a year in the slammer.

During the incident, which aired on last week”s episode of “Basketball Wives” — Nia can be heard threatening to slap Jennifer … to which Jennifer replied, “I wish you would.” Her wish was granted.

Attempts to reach Nia were unsuccessful.