Julius "Dr. J" Erving of the New York Nets flies to the rim against the Spirits of St. Louis in an ABA game in November 1974. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Here’s something fun to kick off the work week: a Dr. J slam dunk highlight reel.

Action-packed footage of Julius Erving doing what he did best can take your mind away from the job’s projects, meetings, to-do lists, etc.

And hey, maybe you need a short break from the never-ending stress of work. This just might help — and also give you some entertainment at the same time.

Throughout his career in the ABA and NBA, Dr. J’s aerial creativity and power were impressive. He influenced high-flying Michael Jordan and his successors, too.

So consider this one reminder of Julius Erving’s greatness and brilliance as an entertainer and competitor.