Nets’ Cam Johnson embraces leadership in community, distributes food boxes at Marcy Houses before Thanksgiving

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Nets forward Cam Johnson carved out time to support his community. Johnson, 27, handed out boxes of healthy food on a basketball court outside Brooklyn’s NYCHA-operated Marcy Houses, where he also snapped selfies and offered words of encouragement to the kids who came to see him. A rare midseason afternoon off allowed Johnson to further immerse himself in the borough he calls home 10 months after the Nets acquired him in the blockbuster trade that sent Kevin Durant to Phoenix. “These kids look up to us,” Johnson said at the event, where he teamed…

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