It is a January evening, Friday the 13th — a nightmare dating scenario.
Afterward, he and Shelly Sterling went to a favorite haunt, Nobu, where the elite nibble on Lobster Shiitake Salad () in a wood-paneled dining room just above the waves.------------FOR THE RECORD: Clippers sale: An article in the June 8 Section A about bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers reported that Guggenheim Partners bought the Dodgers for a record .15 billion.
The plan was to have the guests sit at a long table and draw one another’s portraits. All the men, the women joke, are across the street at Rock & Brews.
Each portrait would take about eight minutes before people switched partners. With rows of massive TV screens, more than 100 craft beers and a rock-themed beer garden, the restaurant is a bit of a macho magnet.
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony.
A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.