PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — More than an hour after being released on bail, rapper Meek Mill was escorted into the Wells Fargo Center to ring the bell ahead of the Sixers-Heat Game 5 matchup.
The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court ordered his release on Monday.
Meek Mill has gotten support from Sixers co-owner Michael Rubin who visited the rapper numerous times since he was jailed. He also gotten support from Sixers’ standout players Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.
The Sixers currently have a 3-1 lead against the Heat during their first-round NBA playoff series. A win tonight will mean the Sixers advance to the second round for the first time since 2012.