Waiters scored 20 points and Gee added 17 as the Cavs rebounded from a Sunday loss to Toronto.
Washington fell for the fifth time in seven games despite 27 points and 14 assists from John Wall.
Emeka Okafor and Nene teamed up for 33 points and 21 rebounds for the Wizards.
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