05/29/2010 04:34 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

LA's Winners Of The Week, May 28

A round-up of the week's big winners, click here to see the losers.

Ron Artest: Firing the shot heard around Los Angeles, Ron Artest's buzzer-beating bank shot to end game 5 of the Western conference finals quickly made up for a less-than-stellar series for the Laker. Having made only one other shot the entire game, Artest found instant redemption as he gave the Lakers a 3-2 lead over the Suns.

Stacey Bendet Eisner: At the Alice and Olivia store on Robertson Boulevard, moms and their fashion forward kids sipped tea, nibbled cookies and cupcakes and shopped up a storm to benefit the Children's Defense Fund. Alice + Olivia's Stacey Bendet Eisner designed a special t-shirt line of Awesome Tees for the afternoon tea party. (100% of the profits benefit the CDF)

Asked about her favorite moments during the party Stacey couldn't pick just one. " I loved dressing Kiernan Shipka up in alice + olivia, she was so excited to try everything on! Molly Simms came by and we ended up talking about her jewelry and we are now doing a trunk show together during our alice + olivia road show tour stop in Nashville! Nicky Hilton came by and changed into sequin Keds! Eloise licked every eat me cookie on the tray. The whole day was just happiness!" she told Huffpost LA.

Michael Rogers: Though you might not have noticed given the media's coverage of the Tour of California, there were other participants besides Lance Armstrong this year. Lots of them! Australian 30 year-old Australian Michael Rogers took home his first Tour of California trophy, finishing the race with an overall time of 33 hours 8 minutes 30 seconds.

Patrick Soon-Shiong: The richest guy in a city full of rich-guys, Soon shiang topped the :LA Business Journal's list of wealthiest Angelino's this year. Writes the LABJ: "While many of L.A.'s richest spent the past 12 months rebuilding their recession-pummeled fortunes, biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong didn't skip a beat - building on the proceeds of last year to once again top the heap of Wealthiest Angelenos.

The South African-born researcher and surgeon, who reaped a $3.7 billion payday from the 2008 sale of generic drug maker APP Pharmaceuticals Inc., took advantage of the distressed real estate market and government bond sales to make strong gains in his portfolio."