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 To Be Released On Bail, Says Pennsylvania Supreme Court 

 

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Sixers guard Ben Simmons among celebrities to support Meek Mill’s fight for freedom with Free Meek Mill hoodies at Jay-Z’s 4:44 tour stop in Philadelphia. (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Roc Nation)

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Sixers’ Joel Embiid and Justin Anderson are among celebrities to support Meek Mill’s fight for freedom with Free Meek Mill hoodies at Jay-Z’s 4:44 tour stop in Philadelphia. (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Roc Nation)

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.

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