The Western Conference needs to enjoy Golden State's off-year while it can ... 'cause Tim Hardaway tells TMZ Sports the Warriors will be right back in the Finals -- with help from their "perfect piece!!"
It's been a rough patch, to say the least, for the Dubs, who have been without Steph Curry and Klay Thompson for most of the season.
But there's a new guy in town after shipping D'Angelo Russell to Minnesota for Andrew Wiggins ... and the ex-Warrior says it was a great move for when the 2 stars get back on the court!!
"I think it was," Hardaway says. "Andrew Wiggins is gonna be real nice with them. Yes, he is."
"Perfect piece, no question!"
But is Wiggins enough to get Golden State back in the Finals?? Hardaway thinks so!!