10/29/2013 12:48 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 18:58 EST

5 Toronto Raptors storylines to watch

The Toronto Raptors tip off their 2013-14 season on Wednesday night when they host the Boston Celtics.

Coach Dwane Casey's team finished two spots out of a playoff position in the Eastern Conference in 2012-13, so the post-season would appear to be in reach, but there are plenty of question marks.

Among them: Is Casey on the hot seat in the last year of his contract? Could high-volume shooter Rudy Gay be on the trade block? Can youngster Jonas Valanciunas deliver on his considerable promise? And if the season starts badly, will Toronto consider tanking for a better chance at landing Canadian super-prospect Andrew Wiggins in the draft?

Get caught up on the most interesting narrative surrounding Canada's NBA team with this interactive graphic from The Canadian Press: