Yodo had previously played in several NBA teams, and he ranked sixth in the draft. But Yodo did not show much prominence in the NBA. He went to Fenerbahce, Turkey, and won the Champions League and the Most Valuable Player Award. Later, he returned to the NBA and joined the Jazz.
In the summer of this year, Youdu and Beijing Shougang reached an agreement to join, but Shougang did not announce this. Youdu revealed in his personal social media that he would first represent Nigerias mens basketball team in the World Cup, and then join Beijing Shougang team.